Setting up a BigCommerce Shopping Cart


The following are the instructions to create API credentials within your BigCommerce store to allow you to integrate the Stone Edge Order Manager using the Connect2Cart service.  This integration uses the BigCommerce API to access the order data and inventory.

Get BigCommerce API Credentials

  1. Login into the Big Commerce Dashboard as the store owner.
  2. Click “Settings.”
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the Page to “API.”
  4. Click “Store-level API accounts.”
  5. Select “Create API Account.”
  6. Give The Settings:
    1. Token Type: V2/V3 API token.
    2. Name something to identify the API account.
    3. API path: given by BigCommerce.
      NOTE: record the “Store Hash Key” found where the * are: /stores/*******/v3/
  7. Give the following access rights:
    1. Content: read-only
    2. Checkout content: modify
    3. Customers: modify
    4. Customers login: None
    5. Information & Settings: None
    6. Marketing: None
    7. Orders: modify
    8. Order transactions: modify
    9. Create payments: None
    10. Get payment methods: None
    11. Stored Payment instruments: None
    12. Products: modify
    13. Themes: None
    14. Carts: modify
    15. Checkouts: modify
    16. Sites & routes: None
    17. Channel Settings: None
    18. Channel Listings: None
    19. Storefront API tokens: None
    20. Storefront API customer impersonation tokens: None
    21. Store logs: None
    22. Store Locations: read-only
    23. Store Inventory: modify
    24. Fulfillment Methods: modify
    25. Order Fulfillment: modify
  8. Click “Save”
  9. A popup will appear with the following:
    1. Client ID
    2. Client secret
    3. Access token

  10. Click “Done” after saving the information.
    NOTE: It is not possible to get the information again, so make sure to save a copy of the information!
  11. The API account will appear in your list!
  12. Send the API information and Hash Key from step 6 to Stone Edge

Add the Shopping Cart To Stone Edge

Once we receive the information, you will be given the following:

  • Cart ID/Username
  • Cart Password
  • Script URL

Follow the instructions from the link to finish your setup:

Setting Up a Connect2Cart Channel – Stone Edge Order Manager

Updated on January 23, 2024

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